Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

Tudor Place was built by Martha Washington's granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter, and her husband, Thomas Peter, son of a successful Scottish tobacco merchant. The Peters asked Dr. William Thornton, architect of the U.S. Capitol, to design the stately neoclassical house with its circular domed portico and expansive gardens. Completed in 1816, Tudor Place remained under the ownership of six succeeding generations of the Peter family until 1983.

Following the death of its last owner, Armistead Peter 3rd, the historic site opened to the public in 1988 under the stewardship of the Tudor Place Foundation. Tudor Place brings to life the cultural and social history of over 180 years of the Peter family.

Admission is by docent-led tour. Tue-Sat 10am-4pm. Final tour 3pm.
House tour lasts approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Closed January, all Mondays, and on: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day & December 24-25
Adults: $10.00
Seniors (62+) & Military (with ID): $8.00
Students ages 5-17 (student ID may be requested): $3.00*
Garden only (with self-guided map/audio tour): $3.00
Thru Feb. 29, 2020Tour: Tudor Place
Aug. 20 & 27Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Summer Session
Aug. 23 – Oct. 25Guided Garden Tours
Aug. 30 – Oct. 4Tudor Tots - Fridays
Sep. 3 – Oct. 29Tudor Tots - Tuesdays: Fall Session
Tue. Sep 24Landmark Lecture: Unhappy Separations
Sun. Sep 29Fall Plant Sale and Picnic
Sat. Oct 12SustainabiliTEA
Thu. Oct 17Tudor Nights: Members Choice
Tue. Oct 22Landmark Lecture: Houses Divided
Sat. Oct 26Trick or Treat: Family-friendly Halloween fun
Sat. Nov 2Weekend Tudor Tots
Tue. Nov 19Landmark Lecture: Bound by Fortune and Fortitude
Sat. Nov 30Holiday Pajama Party
Sun. Dec 8Holiday Teen Tea
Sat. Dec 21Gingerbreadpalooza!

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Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

1644 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
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